But in Josie's case, it's sensitive bachelor teacher Sam Coulson, who enjoys sophisticated conversation. Josie, who was a frustrated, ridiculed nerd, gets a popular make-over from her drop-out, naturally funny brother Rob Geller. Reilly, Molly Shannon and Jordan Ladd the latter in a much more wholesome vehicle than her last cinematic visit to cinematic teen-town, Gregg Araki's Nowhere. This isn't a must-see movie by any means, but Drew Barrymore fans who enjoyed it the first time around may feel it's worth revisiting. She's warm, funny, and energetic, not to mention the rare leading lady who's willing to be self-deprecating for a laugh.
Which is disappointing, since the film could seriously use more edge. It Took Forever to Get Here 30. It Took Forever to Get Here 30. Someone to Talk To 18. The disc includes a large assortment of dubs and subtitle options; see above for details. Their relationship is underdeveloped, and the inevitable big kiss ending--which takes places on the pitcher's mound of a jam-packed baseball stadium--doesn't feel earned. I think it's safe to say, in general, that there are two kinds of people--those who would jump at the chance to relive their teenaged glory days, and those who couldn't be coaxed back to high school under pains of death.
Image from: Life of Pi 2012 Deals Releases Top lists Database Community By genre 75354 58908 16125 12321 8583 55295 13207 4231 35909 7935 8836 88154 9162 2914 22145 35489 2359 20272 3001 10742 2523 30632 1609 6732 4180 26579 6966 22226 2401 913 14145 6112 29386 40052 917 5135 10084 3145 6724 61725 10026 4724 By studio Never Been Kissed 1999 Screenshots from Chicago Sun Times copy editor Josie Gellar 25 , who was desperate to graduate from perfectionist copy editor to reporter, gets her chance when the goody owner orders the editor to cover the high-school scene by undercover. Will Josie redeem herself from the mistakes she made in her high school years, or will she find herself repeating them all over again' Keywords:. The owner of the paper now wants her and no other to report undercover about today's high schools. Three films for the price of one. Both siblings find love and joys of youth again.
Cleaning and repair was done as required. As the publication deadline approaches, the price of blowing their cover seems ever more daunting, yet inevitable unless she sacrifices her career. Reviewed by , February 28, 2012 Never Been Kissed is three films in one. Once known as Josie Grosie, even as an adult she has remained awkward and tragically uninvolved with anything resembling romance. Along with The Wedding Singer and Ever After, this was the film that established Barrymore as a rom-com all-star. This Is So Not a Dream Main Titles 2.
That Thing, That Moment 4. Reilly--who steals every scene he's in--to Molly Shannon as Josie's man-eating coworker. Even in close-ups, there's rarely a sense of finely resolved details and textures. Coulson Michael Vartan , she realizes for the sake of her story she has to infiltrate the cool girls' clique, which will be impossible without someone to give her a crash course in hipness. Worse, in the cafeteria, when she tries to sit with the cool girls--one of whom is played by a super-young Jessica Alba--she spills chocolate milk all over herself. Her love interest is her English teacher, Mr. First and foremost, it borrows the very 21 Jump Street-ish plot of having a young-looking twentysomething go undercover in high school to get the scoop on illegal activities perpetrated by the cool kids.
This Is So Not a Dream Main Titles 2. . The Geek Gets Down 15. Never Been Kissed is a serviceable rom-com, light on laughs but filled with a kind of lovable good-naturedness thanks to the glowing Drew Barrymore and her highly pinch-able cheeks. The real channels are used occasionally for quiet ambience--nightclub clamor, classroom chatter, etc.
The biggest use of the rear speakers is in giving some breathing room for the soundtrack, which consists of songs from Cyndi Lauper, De La Soul, Madonna, and others. Someone to Talk To 18. Promotional items 3-D glasses, figurines, t-shirts, posters, jewelry, books or other non-media items may not be included. Josie enrolls and quickly falls back into her own school habits: She was then known as Josie Grossie, she did not make any friends, she even was humiliated. Josie played by Drew Barrymore is a 25-year-old copy editor at a newspaper in Chicago. Never Been Kissed also features supporting performances from John C.
Overview Josie has never gotten over high school. Dialogue throughout is clean and easy to understand. As the publication deadline approaches, the price of blowing their cover seems ever more daunting, yet inevitable unless she sacrifices her career. In some harebrained attempt to look with it, she shows up dressed in all white, with a white feather boa and white lipstick that gives her face the kind of deathly pallor you'd more typically see on a goth kid. Nevertheless, it's hard to get too worked up about a film that's so bubbly and well-intentioned.
Unfortunately, they're three films we've seen many times before, and cramming them together into a single story only reinforces how unoriginal the entire effort is. The Geek Gets Down 15. He plays a random cool kid with a handful of lines, and if you want to liven the movie up by playing a drinking game as you watch, Spot the Franco would be a good place to start. Having to seek friendship with some pretty but not very bright girls instead of with the people who really interest her gets really hard for Josie, but her job is at stake, if there is no gripping cover story soon. Little known fact: This was also James Franco's feature film debut.